W.A. Hanger

William Arthur Hanger

Full Name: William Arthur Hanger
Date of birth: October 9, 1869
Date of death: June 8, 1944

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 30 Jan 13, 1903 - Jan 8, 1907 29th (1) (2)   28th (3) (4)   29th (1) (2)   Democrat Fort Worth / Tarrant Senate President Pro Tempore (29th)   Hood, Parker, Somervell, Tarrant
S 30 Jan 10, 1899 - Jan 13, 1903 26th (6)   27th (5)   Democrat Fort Worth / Tarrant   Hood, Parker, Somervell, Tarrant

(1) 29th Legislature - Senate President Pro Tempore, elected 1/10/1905, Regular Session. Senate Journal.
(2) 29th Legislature - Roll of holdover Senators, 1/10/1905, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal.
(3) 28th Legislature - Drawing for Terms of Office, 1/28/1903, pp. 107-108. Drew 4-year term. Senate Journal.
(4) 28th Legislature - Roll of Senators-elect, oath of office administered, 1/13/1903, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal.
(5) 27th Legislature - Roll of holdover Senators, 1/8/1901, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal.
(6) 26th Legislature - Roll of Senators-elect, oath of office administered, 1/10/1899, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Selected Newspaper articles

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 49th Legislature, R.S., HSR 233, pp. 2198-2199. Birth date 10/9/1869, death date 6/8/1944. Resolutions - Memorial.

Biographical Sketches

Other Resources

  • William Arthur Hanger, birth date 10/9/1869, death date 6/8/1944, burial in Greenwood Memorial Park, Fort Worth, Tarrant County. Includes portraits. Find a Grave.
  • Mentioned in Hood, Bonnet, and Little Brown Jug: Texas Politics, 1921-1928, 1984.
  • Portrait William B. [sic] Hanger, Hood, Bonnet, and Little Brown Jug: Texas Politics, 1921-1928, 1984.
  • "Services Set for Texas Bar Vet," 6/9/1944, p. 2 (Fort Worth, Associated Press). Died Thursday at 9:40 p.m., 6/8/1944. San Antonio Light.

Photographs

  • Photograph. W.A. Hanger, 29th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. W.A. Hanger, 28th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. W.A. Hanger, 27th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. W.A. Hanger, 26th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

29th R.S. - 1905
Agricultural Affairs  
City and Town Corporations  
Commerce and Manufactures  
Contingent Expenses  
County and County Boundaries (Chair) 
Internal Improvements  
Judiciary No. 2  
Pan American College of Commerce  
Rules (Chair) 
28th R.S. - 1903
Counties and County Boundaries  
Educational Affairs  
Internal Improvements  
Judiciary No. 1 (Chair) 
Judiciary No. 2  
Rules  
State Penitentiaries  
Town and City Corporations  
27th R.S. - 1901
Apportionment  
Constitutional Amendments  
Enrolled Bills  
Judicial Districts (Chair) 
Judiciary No. 1  
Military Affairs  
Rules  
State Affairs  
Visit Storm Stricken District of Texas Coast (Co-Chair) 
26th R.S. - 1899
Commerce and Manufactures  
Contingent Expenses  
Educational Affairs  
Federal Relations  
Internal Improvements  
Military Affairs (Chair) 
Public Health  
Stock and Stock Raising  
Towns and City Corporations  

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